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. >>> an unusual start to the new year for the san francisco board of supervisors as the group elected its leader. david stevenson live in the city with the outpouring of emotion that came after that vote. >> reporter: weeks of speculation led to some drama at city hall and a discussion about race, gender and leadership. moments after a judge swore in returning and new supervisors the drama began. >> i would like to nominate kim. a tenacious, strong woman of color. >> reporter: they nominated each other against chufuls -- against chu. the women had usually gone against each other on politics. >> leadership lives and breathes without all of us. >> reporter: the last female board president served from 1997 to 1999. political analysts say it quickly became clear neither woman could muster the six votes needed to take the slot. >> mr. president i would like to respectfully withdraw my nomination. >> audience members groped as both women withdrew their nominations before the board. >> i hope women will become more inspired. >> it was important that we put the dialogue out there. it was something that
meaning no one was allowed to use tap water for several hours. dr. steven o bryan told me five elective surgeries had to be cancel ed and they had to divert emergencies to other hospitals. >> patients were continued to be cared for in a safe manner during this period of time. weare actively cleaning areas that had con tame nated water. contaminated water. . >> this afternoon we watched workers who were clearing out the line that was blocked yesterday. the hospital told me the problem was roots from nearby trees that snaked their way into the pipe. also ilearned today the california department of public health has informs gaited this spill already. we were told no regulatory violations were found. aside from the basement, this facility is running as usual today. . >> emergency officials in san francisco today ordered several building evacuated because of a gas leak. it started about 12:20 this afternoon. a firedepartment spokesperson told us a construction crew punctured a gas line. a pg&e spokesperson says the workers should have been using shovels. they expectfull service restored t
marriage and working on the economy. mario monti is backed by the vatican many his election and says if he wins gay right issues should be decided by italy a parliament, but his most urgent task is to help italy emerge from the recession. monti offered no personal views and same-sex marriage which is not allowed in italy. >>> meantime taiwan is on its way to become the first country in asia to legalize same-sex marriage. this year the legislature is set to hold hearings on the issue. activities say legalization is a matter of time. >>> in russia the country's new citizen actor gerard depardieu threw to a town about 300 miles from moscow today where he was greeted by crowds and offered a free apartment. the french architector dined with president vladimir putin last night. putin offered andanted depardieu citizen happen after the actor sought to leave france angered by a new tax law, which is on hold, but requires those earning more than $1.3 million a year to pay 75% tax. >>> a debate over the debt ceiling is heating up. >> people say i'm not going to pay my bills unless you stop buying s
middle east. >>> san jose's first city councilman took office today. he was elected in november to respect the 10th district. he is happy to serve a city that is so diverse. arab americans are beginning to get involved in the community. >> after 9/11 the community got scared and went inside their shells. i think now that they understand that we have a great community of very understanding and open people. >> he is a financial advisory that grew up in san jose. >>> the popular host of "california's gold" huell howser died. his production company said he passed away last night at the age of 67. we found this video of one of his episodes. he traveled traveled the state telling tales of california history. he retired in november. >>> the search continued today for the plane carrying a man and five other people. the plane took off friday from vacation islands on what was supposed to be a 45 minute flight. an alert was issued when it disappeared off of radar. hundreds of people have been involved in the search. >> a new study shows astronauts will face sleep issues. the study involved
years after obama got elected, when he promised to close guantanamo within a year. >> reporter: one by one, organizers read the names of detainees and demanded an end to the camp, the use of drones, and war. >> where is the justice? why don't we have justice in this country? it's hard for me to be a citizen in this country, more and more as the years go by. >> reporter: the protest drew the attention of passers-by. >> i'm not really surprised. personally, i agree with the message. >> reporter: today's protest is part of an ongoing protest against guantanamo bay. code pink says they will continue to hold similar protests every month until the camp is closed. we're live in san francisco, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2news. >>> there are some surprising convicted killers serving time on san quinton's death row, who are considered low risk. the most notable, perhaps, is 78-year-old charles manson. the chronicle reports the prisoner's age, conduct behind bars, and the number of years since the last arrest all play a role in whether they are considered for parole. corrections officials
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